Got a minute? Adviser says Trump will cut key Nasa studies … ‘politicized science’ … Obama pardons turkeys … and everything else today in US politics. By Tom McCarthy

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Nasa’s Earth science division, which does world-renowned research into temperature, ice, clouds and other climate phenomena, is set to be stripped of funding in favor of exploration of deep space, a senior Trump adviser told the Guardian.

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Bob Walker, a senior Trump campaign adviser, told the Guardian’s Oliver Milman that there was no need for Nasa to do what he has previously described as “politically correct environmental monitoring”.

Trump’s tax plan

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My guess is that it would be difficult to stop all ongoing Nasa programs but future programs should definitely be placed with other agencies. I believe that climate research is necessary but it has been heavily politicized, which has undermined a lot of the work that researchers have been doing. Mr Trump’s decisions will be based upon solid science, not politicized science.

– Trump adviser Bob Walker

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Happy Thanksgiving to all–even the haters and losers!

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Trump said he wants South Carolina governor Nikki Haley to be ambassador to the United Nations and Michigan philanthropist Betsy DeVos to be education secretary. Ben Carson was in the running to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Trump’s latest picks

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Wonder if her brother, Blackwater founder Erik Prince, will get something too. https://t.co/fcE5sLef97

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In America they started calling Trump a dictator. In various countries of the Europe they spilled into the streets and started saying ‘dictator’. Why aren’t you respecting the results of the ballot box?

– Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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.@POTUS: When someone says you can’t have more Thanksgiving dinner, say, “Yes we cran.” https://t.co/bJStXpl94S https://t.co/GaxpB8Wo9C

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there’s still time to impeach him right https://t.co/gNUqLuHLCJ

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A German government spokesman decried a video clip of neo-Nazis in Washington DC at the weekend: “Speaking generally, whenever we see videos from anywhere showing people raising their hand to do Hitler salutes we are repulsed.”

Trump-loving Nazis in DC

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1945: “Hey”
2016: “Hey”
1945: “How’s it going?”
2016: “…”
1945: “You let Nazis come—“
2016: “We let Nazis come back, yes…”

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